A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Yale in Oklahoma. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/02/17 / 2017-02-16 15:33:07 / February 16, 2017 @ 3:33 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -96.8709 West, latitude 36.1193 North, depth = 11.24 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.24 km (7 miles). Id of earthquake: us20008k9g. Event ids that are associated: us20008k9g. The temblor was picked up at 09:33:07 / 9:33 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 79 km (49 miles) from Tulsa (c. 391 900 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 17 km (10 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Sapulpa (c. 20 500 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Sand Springs (c. 18 900 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Blackwell, Skiatook, Jenks (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 15 km W of Yale, Oklahoma.
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